St. Helen's well, Great Asby, Cumbria
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick
N 54° 30.831 W 002° 29.588
30U E 532814 N 6040813
Quick Description: St. Helen's well is on the village green near the church, in the centre of the village of Great Asby.
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/23/2011 8:30:33 AM
Waymark Code: WMCCW1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Sir Lose-a-lot
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Long Description:
St. Helen's well is reputed to have healing properties. St. Helen's well is mentioned in several places. Until 1940s St. Helen's well was the village's main water supply. As it never dried up even in times of drought. The area around the well was cleared and improved in 2008 by villagers. See blue plaque. An ode to this is in the village hall, in dialect.

Grade 2 listing

Park at the well.

Links
Living Magically
Megalithic portal (Incorrect spelling of Asby)
Picture of well

Streetmap UK
Nearby car parking: N 54° 30.831 W 002° 29.589

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A photograph of the well would be appreciated to record your visit, but this is not absolutely mandatory, as long as you can describe your visit.
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